'Tropic Lightning Division' honors retiring NCOs

By 25th Infantry Division Public AffairsNovember 18, 2010

First Sgt. Joseph B. Messier, 2nd Brigade Combat Team (second from left), poses for a photo with Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz, command sergeant major, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (left); his wife Tricia; and Col. Frank Tate, commander, 25th CAB, during the 25th Infantry Division Quarterly Retirement Ceremony on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 17. Messier retires from Active duty with over 23 years of service.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – First Sgt. Joseph B. Messier, 2nd Brigade Combat Team (second from left), poses for a photo with Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz, command sergeant major, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (left); his wife Tricia; and Col. Frank Tate, commander, 25th CAB, during the 25th Infantry Division Quarterly Retirement Ceremony on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 17. Messier retires from Active duty with over 23 years of service. (Photo Credit: 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sergeant Maj. David L. Baade, Headquarters & Headquarters Battalion (second from left), poses for a photo with Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz, command sergeant major, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (left); his wife Claudia and son Maximilian; and Col. Frank Tate, commander, 25th CAB, during the 25th Infantry Division Quarterly Retirement Ceremony on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 17. Baade retires from Active duty with 25 years of service.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sergeant Maj. David L. Baade, Headquarters & Headquarters Battalion (second from left), poses for a photo with Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz, command sergeant major, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (left); his wife Claudia and son Maximilian; and Col. Frank Tate, commander, 25th CAB, during the 25th Infantry Division Quarterly Retirement Ceremony on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 17. Baade retires from Active duty with 25 years of service. (Photo Credit: 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sergeant 1st Class Juan C. Bolanos, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Bde. Combat Team (center), poses for a photo with Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz, command sergeant major, 25th Combat Aviation Bde. (left); his wife Ilka; and Col. Frank Tate, commander, 25th CAB, during the 25th Infantry Division Quarterly Retirement Ceremony on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 17. Baade retires from Active duty with nearly 22 years of service.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sergeant 1st Class Juan C. Bolanos, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Bde. Combat Team (center), poses for a photo with Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz, command sergeant major, 25th Combat Aviation Bde. (left); his wife Ilka; and Col. Frank Tate, commander, 25th CAB, during the 25th Infantry Division Quarterly Retirement Ceremony on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 17. Baade retires from Active duty with nearly 22 years of service. (Photo Credit: 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sergeant 1st Class Christopher Dolencic, Company C., 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion (center), poses for a photo with Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz, command sergeant major, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (left); and Col. Frank Tate, commander, 25th CAB, during the 25th Infantry Division Quarterly Retirement Ceremony on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 17. Dolencic retires from Active Duty with 20 years of service.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sergeant 1st Class Christopher Dolencic, Company C., 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion (center), poses for a photo with Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz, command sergeant major, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (left); and Col. Frank Tate, commander, 25th CAB, during the 25th Infantry Division Quarterly Retirement Ceremony on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 17. Dolencic retires from Active Duty with 20 years of service. (Photo Credit: 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL